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The ReStore relies on your donations! Thank you for being a part of the SCHFH mission!

To inquire about a donation pick-up please call (302) 855-1156.  Please note. we cannot retrieve items from up or down stairs.  It is a liability for our staff and your home.  Acceptance/refusal of any donation is at the discretion of the driver. 

To schedule a donation pick-up online, click here

 

Due to limited showroom size and marketability, the Habitat ReStores only accept the following new and gently used residential items that re-sell quickly. If you have questions don't hesitate to contact us at (302) 855-1156 or restore@sussexcountyhabitat.org.

Appliances

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: no replacement parts needed, no rust, damages, or dents. Must be in working condition and be clean.

  • Stoves
  • Ovens
  • Ranges
  • Microwaves
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dishwashers (must be less than 5 yrs old)
  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Small appliances
  • Air conditioner window/floor unit (no R-22 units)
  • Fans
  • Heaters
  • Electric/gas fireplaces
  • Gas appliances
  • Cooktops
  • Used hot water heaters (must be less than 5 yrs old)
  • Used furnaces (must be less than 5 years old)

No, thank you to these items below!

  • Appliances more than 10 years old
  • Dishwashers more than 5 years old
Cabinets (kitchen and bathroom)

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: no water damage, incomplete set, or peeling. Cabinets must have drawers and doors attached.

  • Kitchen cabinet sets
  • Storage cupboard/cabinets
  • Countertops 

No, thank you to these items below!

  • Cabinet faces
  • Misc. drawers
  • Granite/marble countertops
Ceiling fans

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Working condition with all installation parts
Closet Shelving

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Clean and complete pieces
  • Wire shelving (4ft or longer)
  • Wood shelving (4ft or longer)
Hurricane panels, shutters, plantation shutters
Electronics and Media

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: undamaged and in working condition.

  • radios
  • CD players
  • DVD players
  • record players
  • CDs/DVDs/Records
  • clocks
  • books
  • flat screen TV in working condition (new or less than 5 years old)
  • computers (new or less than 5 years old)
  • printers/copiers/fax machines (new or less than 5 years old)

No, thank you to these items below!

  • no box, projection, or plasma TV's
  • telephones
  • adult Content
  • bootleg media
Bath & Plumbing

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: new or excellent condition only.

  • Undermount/pedestal sinks
  • Kitchen sinks
  • Toilets, low flow 1.6 gallon flush or less (white or off-white color ONLY)
  • Shower stalls, shower bases, and pans
  • Pipe and plumbing hardware
  • Bathroom fixtures and accessories
  • Faucets, no older than 2010
  • Bathroom vanities with top and/or cabinet
  • Medicine cabinets

No, thank you to these items below!

  • Partial toilets
  • Toilets with missing parts
  • Used bathrubs/showers
  • Pedestal sinks without pedestal
  • Used lavatory style
  • Sink vanity tops without base (unless new)
  • Pipes less than 4 ft. in length
Outdoors & Construction

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: 

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Gates
  • Full rolls of fencing material
  • Lawn and garden tools
  • lawn mowers (electric only)
  • Outdoor fireplaces
  • Grills
  • Siding
    • quantities of 1 box minimum of matching color/style
  • Seed spreaders
  • Weed whackers (no gas)
  • Ceramic Tile
  • New safety equipment

No, thank you to these items listed below!

  • Lumber less than 4 ft. in length
  • Lumber with nails, holes, or mold
  • Unboxed siding
  • Liquids
  • Paint
  • Pesticides or chemicals of any kind
  • Ladders
  • Used safety equipment
  • Fire alarms
  • Fire suppression products
Tools (hand and powered)

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: no major rust, no gas powered

  • Complete with all cords and/or batteries
  • Hand tools
  • Power tools (electric only)
Windows & Coverings

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • NEW residential double pane vinyl windows complete with jamb
  • Decorative curtain rods
  • Drapery sconces
  • Window screens in frame
  • Rolls of window
  • Screening window boxes
  • Shelves shutters
  • Storm windows
  • Wood windows
  • Double pane or impact only
  • Cordless blinds only

No, thank you to these items below!

  • Window frames with protruding nails 
  • Windows with fogging or broken seals
  • Window sashes
  • Drapery/curtains
Doors

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: no water damage, peeling, split doors, or nails protuding.

  • Shower doors with tracks in box (no frameless doors)
  • Interior & exterior (nothing taller than 84")
  • Sliding patio doors with frame intact
  • Panel, louvred, closet, glass, bi-fold, flat, etc. (No mirrored interior doors)
  • Sliding glass must be double pane or impact with tracks (No single pane)

No, thank you to these items below!

  • Garage doors
Electrical & Lighting

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: new or gently used only.

  • Ceiling lights
  • Pendant lights
  • Wall mount lights
  • Exterior lights
  • Table/Floor lamps
  • Glass shades/globes
  • Can/Recessed lights by case
  • Doorbells
  • Rolls of wire/cable/conduit
  • Ceiling fans with all parts

No, thank you to these items below!

  • No fluorescent, incandescent, or halogen bulbs and fixtures
Flooring & Rugs

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: no less than 50 square feet. *Must be boxed, bound, or on pallet for pickups.

  • New ceramic or vinyl floor tile
    • quantities of 1 box minimum of matching color/style
  • New hardwood flooring
    • quantities of 1 box minimum of matching color/style
  • New laminate flooring
    • quantities of 1 box minimum of matching color/style
  • New or used area rugs (no pet, bodily fluids, or food stains)
  • Carpet tiles

No, thank you these items listed below!

  • Used flooring or tiles
  • Flooring with nails, mortar, grout, chips, or damage
  • Flooring too small for a 10' by 10' room
  • Unboxed siding, flooring, or tiles
  • Carpet remnants 
Furniture

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: From a smoke free home, must be clean, no worn, torn, ripped, holed, pet hair, no missing pieces or stained upholstery. *Even furniture which meets this criteria may be rejected because of limited space.

  • Upholstered or Leather Sofas, Loveseats, Chairs
  • Rattan or Wicker Furniture
  • Ottomans
  • Antiques
  • Furniture TV Stands (low style that Flatscreen TV Stands)
  • Curio Cabinets
  • Shelving/Shelving Units
  • Sleeper/Pull out sofas
  • Futons
  • Patio and Outdoor Furniture
  • Wood Furniture
    • tables, chairs, bedframes, nightstands, dressers, wardrobes, barstools, bookshelves, consoles, rockers, headboards/footboards
  • Home Office Furniture
    • filing cabinets, small writing desks, roll-top desks, computer desks/stations

No, thank you to the items below!

  • Entertainment Centers
  • TV Armoires
  • Oversized/Executive Desks
  • L or U-shaped desks
  • Cubicles
  • Mattresses/Boxsprings
  • Loft/platform/storage/trundle beds
  • Bunk beds
  • Cribs
  • Car Seats
  • Strollers
  • High Chairs
  • Playpens
  • Baby items
  • Pianos/Organs
  • Medical Equipment
    • wheelchairs, hospital beds, etc.
Hardware

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: no incomplete or rusted parts, new or gently used only.

  • Locks (complete lockset)
  • Doorknobs 
  • Nails, screws, nuts, bolts, fasteners - sorted, bagged, or boxed and in quantity
  • NEW safety equipment
  • Decorate gate hardware
  • Cabinet pulls
  • Deadbolts
  • Hinges
Home Decor

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines: no broken or incomplete pieces. *All small items must be boxed for pickups.

  • Antiques/collectable dishes
  • China
  • Glasses
  • Stemware
  • Crystal candleholders
  • Vases
  • Framed art
  • Framed prints/pictures
  • Decorative pieces
  • Artificial plants
  • Nice baskets and containers
  • Holiday decor
  • Countertop appliances
Items we currently do not accept
  • Any item which is broken or incomplete
  • Clothes, linens, bedding, and drapes
  • Box springs and mattresses
  • Baby items
  • Organs or pianos
  • Fluorescent Light Fixtures
  • Fluorescent, incandescent or halogen light bulbs
  • TVs older than 5 years
  • Tube TVs
  • Ripped, worn, or stained upholstered furnitre
  • Water damaged/delaminating doors, cabinets, and furniture
  • Unframed glass / mirror
  • Paint and household chemicals
  • Lumber
  • Jacuzzi tubs
  • Doors taller than 84"
  • Jalousie windows/doors
  • Used vertical and mini blinds
  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • Area rugs with pet stains or smells
  • Office desks/cubicles/partitions/printers/fax/copiers
  • Dishwashers and hot water heaters (mfg. before 2015)
  • Waterbeds
  • Appliances from before 2010
  • Wall ovens
  • Granite, marble, or quartz countertops